May 17: Nevada vs. Fresno State
NEVADA 8, FRESNO STATE 3
RENO, NV – A grand slam off the bat of Sadaria McAlister pulled Nevada ahead of Fresno State in the fourth inning, and the Wolf Pack plated three more in the fifth to move past the Bulldogs.
Nevada (29-25) will play Saturday with a chance to earn the regional title. Kali Sargent threw a complete game, allowing five hits.
Haley Burda drove in a run in the second inning after Rachel Rodriguez doubled to give Nevada a 1-0 lead. Hayleigh Galvan tied it for Fresno State at 1-all with a single in the fourth, and Vanessa Hernandez doubled her in to make it 2-1.
McAlister’s blast cleared the left field fence, and the final RBI for the Wolf Pack came from Lauren Gutierrez and Sierra Mello. Hernandez drove in one more run for Fresno State (37-19).